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Hiding the reality from our own eyes is nothing but entirely befooling our own selves; a single cheap idea could destroy any nation: Frustrated Citizens

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, Feb 28: The roads in Port Blair city have deteriorated significantly. Local newspapers and digital media channels have brought this issue to light through their publications and broadcasts over the past few years. However, the authorities have not taken any action or made efforts towards road maintenance. As a result, the city roads have gone from bad to worse, leaving citizens frustrated with the careless governance. One notable example being the road from Junglighat to Dairy Farm Ganesh Temple via Vijay Baugh Road, which has become extremely bumpy and uneven due to the negligence of the road-making authorities. The Port Blair Municipal Council (PBMC) typically addresses road issues by employing temporary solutions like leveling with mud and other inadequate materials, instead of using proper bitumen and metal chips. As a result, residents along the route are constantly exposed to dust inhalation, sometimes getting into the eyes of motorists leading t

Andaman and Nicobar Police launched Cyber Awareness Booklets and Case Information SMS Service

Port Blair, Feb 28: The Andaman and Nicobar Police took a significant step towards strengthening cyber awareness and accessibility to law enforcement services by launching two groundbreaking initiatives: "Cyber Suraksha Sankalp Mission" and "Case Information SMS Service". To commence the event, Sh. Sanjay Kumar Tyagi, IPS, DIGP (Intl.), A&N Islands, extended a warm welcome to all the guests and participants. He delivered a keynote address emphasizing the importance of cyber security and the initiatives being undertaken for the benefit of citizens in the A&N Islands. During the event, Sh. Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary, A&N Islands, alongside Sh. Devesh Chandra Srivastva, DGP, A&N Islands, and senior officers from A&N Administration, Andaman Nicobar Command, and Police, graced the occasion at Tagore Auditorium, Middle Point, Port Blair. Further during this event the Case Information SMS Service as well as the Cyber Suraksha Sankalp Mission

Hon'ble President of India reviews Operational Preparedness of ANC

  Port Blair, Feb 21: Hon'ble President of India Smt.DroupadiMurmu, on 21 Feb 2024 witnessed a Joint Services Operational Demonstration at Radhanagar beach onSwarajDweep Islandon the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The integral combat platforms and forces of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) demonstrated multi-dimensional operational capabilities, including an amphibious landing. The Hon'ble Presidentwas briefed by Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) Air Marshal Saju Balakrishnan, AVSM, VM, on the operational capabilities and state of readiness of the Command'sassets, highlighting the integrated application of combat power of the nation's only Joint Services Command. The demonstration highlighted the synergy, cooperation and interoperability between the services for achieving desired outcomes. The operational demonstration featured various joint operation facets, including Combat Free Fall (CFF) and helocasting by the Marine Commandoes (MARCOS

Unlocking Potential: The Need for Rehabilitative Libraries in Correctional Facilities at District Jail Prothrapur

In recent times, the discourse surrounding prison reform has gained momentum, emphasizing the transformation of correctional facilities into true centers for rehabilitation. The shift from mere incarceration to a more holistic approach recognizes the potential for positive change in the lives of inmates. However, a critical component of this reform seems to be overlooked - the state of library facilities within correctional institutions. The importance of a well-maintained library cannot be overstated, as it serves as a guiding light for intellectual and personal development for those behind bars. A concerned citizen recently brought attention to the state of the library facilities at District Jail Prothrapur, revealing a distressing picture of neglect and inadequacy. The library, intended to be a source of knowledge, skill development, and a connection to the outside world, is reportedly suffering from inadequate maintenance and a significant absence of newspapers, magazines, and bo

Andaman tops in distributing maximum joining letters in first third round of Rozgar Mela

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, Feb. 14: Andaman and Nicobar Islands topped the country in distributing maximum number of appointment letters in the first and third round of 'Rozgar Mela' (employment fair) held on September 26, 2023 and on Monday (February 12, 2024). The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Monday (Feb. 12, 2024) distributed nearly one lakh appointment letters to newly recruited individuals under the 'Rozgar Mela' through video conferencing across 47 locations. "And, out of all the 47 locations, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has managed to elbow other states and UTs in securing the top position in distributing maximum number of appointment letters in the first (865 joining letters) and third (2,721 joining letters) round of 'Rozgar Mela'," C Arvind, Secretary (Personnel), Andaman and Nicobar Islands, told agencies. The archipelago stood third (in terms of distributing appointment letters to the newly recruited individuals) in the s

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Launches 65th T-TEP Program in Andaman, Empowering Youth Skills and Promoting Automotive Sector Growth

  TMI Correspondent Port Blair, Feb. 14: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) recently launched its 65th Toyota Technical Education Program (T-TEP) in India, marking its 1st in Andaman at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Pahargaon, Port Blair on 09/02/2024. This initiative aims to enrich students' skill sets, thereby bolstering their employability through unique training initiatives like T-TEP and the Scholarship program for Technical Education and Recognition (STAR) under T-TEP. The event saw the presence of notable figures including Mr. Utpal Sharma, Principal of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair, Mr. Masakazu Yoshimura (MD and CEO, Toyota Kirloskar Motor), Mr. Vikram Gulati (Country Head and Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Governance), Mr. Arun G Nair (Project Vice President, SBU East, TKM), and Mr. Sagar Khurana (Dealer Principal, Prince Toyota, Port Blair, Andaman). TKM's flagship programs like Toyota Technical Training Institu